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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Adenwen   British  St.George's Channel  1917 

Adenwen : 
Owner W.& C.T.Jones S.S.Co Ltd 
Flag British  Builder Bartram Sunderland 
Port Cardiff  Build Date 1913 
Official No 132879  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 3798 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 350 | 50 | 23.6
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  St.George's Channel 
Date Lost 25/03/1917  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed  Crew Lost 10 
Position 52.52 N / 05.48 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

SS Adenwen Defensively Armed Merchant Ship , on Voyage from Cienfuegos to Cobh carrying a cargo of sugar
Torpedoed and sunk in St George s Channel by a German Submarine UC-65 when 6 miles S/E of the Arklow Light Vessel

REF : British Merchant Ships Sunk by U-boat in World War One By A.J. Tennent

 
Record Created on  27/08/2008
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